Beard, Henry Sailing

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Sailing

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Offers facetious definitions of nautical terms, and cartoons that illustrate the perils and procedures of sailing

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. . . Quite simply the funniest book I have ever read.

--William F. Buckley, Jr., Captain of the Suzy Wong

A lexicon bringing new meaning to the things said at sea.

From: ABANDON: The wild state in which a sailor buys a boat.

To: Zephyr: A warm, pleasant breeze named after the mythical Greek god of wishful thinking, false hopes, and unreliable forecasts.

From the Inside Flap:

sailing

the fine art of getting wet and becoming ill while slowly going nowhere at great expense.

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